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Archaeological findings indicate that the civilization of Elam occurred before 5000 B.C. however, written history indicates that it lasted from 3200 to 539 B.C., making it the oldest recorded civilization known today. Our knowledge of the history of Elam has been reconstructed, mainly from Mesopotamian sources. The capital city, Susa, was founded around 4000 B.C. In its early history, it was passed between Elamite and Mesopotamian forces. Archaeological excavations in Iran discovered a close connection between the Jiroft and Elamite civilizations. If this is true, the Elamite civilization may have begun as early as 7000 BC. The first known Kingconnected with Elam is King Enmebaragesi (c 2650 BC?). However, the first written records are dated to the start of the Akkadian empire in 2300 B.C.. Elamite lands were extensive. The Elamites had a coordinated government structure which allowed for exchange of natural resources between regions. Elam’s history is generally divided into four periods – The Proto-Elamite(before Elamite period), Old Elamite, Middle Elamite, and Neo-Elamite periods. Old Elamite Period (3200BC – 2700 BC) At this time, Elam had been conquered by King Enmebaragesi of Kish. This period consists of three ruling dynasties; 12 kings ruled over the first two dynasties. The … Continue reading Elam

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Richard Cassaro is a journalist, speaker and author of “Written In Stone: Decoding The Secret Masonic Religion Hidden In Gothic Cathedrals And World Architecture.” The book uncovers a lost Wisdom Tradition that was practiced globally in antiquity, found memorialized in pyramids, Triptychs, and identical images worldwide. The central tenets of this tradition have been perpetuated in Western Secret Societies. The most visible of these is the so-called “Masonic Fraternity,” an age-old chivalric Order whose ranks have included Europe’s Gothic cathedral builders and America’s Founding Fathers. Richard has two websites: and


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